Research support

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning offers competitive and peer-reviewed funding opportunities for individual and collaborative faculty research.

For information on student fellowships, visit the learning section.

URC - Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning International Research Awards | Global Research Cooperation Funding (South Korea) | FAPESP-SPRINT | Fulbright Emory Distinguished Chair in Brazilian Studies

URC - Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning International Research Awards

The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning has partnered with the URC to award up to eight grants, in any of the following six URC categories, for individual or collaborative research with an international dimension.

  • Arts: Visual and Performing 
  • Biological and Health Sciences 
  • Humanities 
  • Interdisciplinary 
  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences 
  • Social Sciences

The submission portal opens November 15, 2017 and closes at 5 p.m. on January 8, 2018.

Global Research Cooperation Funding (South Korea)

Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea and Emory University have partnered to pursue mutually beneficial academic and research collaborations. Applicants from any discipline are encouraged to submit funding applications for innovative and sustainable programs built around collaborative research and/or learning and teaching initiatives linking Yonsei University and Emory University with each other. The expectation is that these initial projects will lead to long-term international relations and generate significant external funding for on-going collaboration in the future. 

Applications for the 2017 funding cycle are now closed. Check back in 2018.


The Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning’s Brazil Initiative and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) jointly offer seed funding to support the exchange of researchers for scientific and scholarly cooperation. The Halle Institute encourages Emory faculty with current or potential faculty connections with Brazilian partners in the state of São Paulo to apply for the next round of funding. Full-time tenured, tenure-track, and lecture-track faculty from any of Emory's nine schools are eligible to apply. Proposals that include support for activities involving students are encouraged. Emory will prioritize projects that have institutional impact and include broad collaborations across the University.

The deadline for the current application cycle is January 29, 2018.

2017 Call for Proposals: FAPESP-SPRINT Projects

Chance connections foster research collaborations

Fulbright Emory Distinguished Chair in Brazilian Studies

Emory hosts a senior Brazilian scholar for one semester each academic year in collaboration with Fulbright Brasil. Emory is one of only a few U.S. institutions that host these senior scholars. These scholars teach a seminar, engage with Emory faculty and students, contributing to university-wide momentum around Portuguese and Brazil-related studies. Bringing new perspectives and knowledge about contemporary issues in Latin America, the grantee receives a maintenance stipend and funds to cover airfare and housing for one academic term to support research and teaching activities at Emory. 

This program strengthens cooperation between Brazilian institutions and Emory across a wide range of disciplines ranging from the humanities and social sciences to public health and biomedicine. The research produced through this cooperation will be incorporated into the teaching programs of Emory and the visiting professor’s home institution. If you are collaborating with a Brazilian peer, consider urging them to apply for this opportunity. The 2017 Fulbright Emory Distinguished Chair is Benito Schmidt, a historian from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. 

The next application cycle will begin in 2018.